US Stamps

2012 Scenic Landscapes booklet a good buy, Ingrid Bergman getting stamp: Week's Most Read

July 31, 2015 06:48 AM

  • A post about how the 2012 United States booklet of 20 Scenic American Landscapes postal cards is a good buy in mint condition in the $20-to-$30 price range was the top story of the last week on

By Joe O'Donnell

It’s time to catch up on the week that was in stamp-collecting insights and news.

Linn's Stamp News is looking back at its five most-read stories of the week, according to reader metrics.

Click the links to read the stories. Here they are, in reverse order:

5. You bought it: Stamp collector's interest 'reawakened' by eBay: As part of our continued conversation with our readers, we like to ask Linn's Stamp News Twitter followers and Facebook fans to share stories about the philatelic acquisitions they've made recently.

4. Ingrid Bergman honored on Legends of Hollywood joint issue with Sweden: Swedish-born actress Ingrid Bergman starred in one of the most famous films of all time, Casablanca.

3. Lighthouses of Australia, three European countries on new stamps: Australia Post issued four se-tenant (side-by-side) stamps July 7 to commemorate 100 years of the commonwealth, or national, management of lighthouses.

2. Town fights USPS over stamplike mosaic design: Townsfolk in the agricultural community of Tieton, Wash., believe the post office could become a landmark, but USPS officials have said no to the Tieton Stamp Mosaic Project.

1. 2012 Scenic Landscapes postal card booklet is a good buy: Modern postal stationery is a collecting area often overlooked by many collectors, and U.S. postal stationery is underrated and occasionally undervalued.

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